Afro History Today in Afro History ! Nelson Mandela is jailed in apartheid South Africa in 1962 ! written by Marc Alexander August 5, 2019 Nelson Mandela, July 4 1993. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) The statue of Nelson Mandela in Parliament Square, London. Sculptor: Ian Walters (Photo credit: Wikipedia) English: Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg, Gauteng, on 13 May 1998 (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Related PostsToday in Afro History ! Nelson Mandela is inaugurated and becomes the first Afro South African elected as President of South Africa in 1994 !Today in Afro History ! Nelson Mandela is released from prison after 27 years as a political prisoner in 1990.Today in Afro History ! Activist, Medgar Evers is shot and killed in 1963. Nelson Mandela is sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964.Today in Afro History ! South African President, F.W. de Klerk lifted the ban against anti-apartheid groups such as the African National Congress and committed to releasing Nelson Mandela in 1990 !Today in Afro History ! The Post- Apartheid South African Government/ANC, takes control of the Ciskei homeland in 1994 !Today in Afro History ! Activist Steve Biko is arrested by South African police in 1977. He would later die from injuries suffered during his arrest. South Africa is banned from 1964 Olympics because of apartheid. Today in Afro History ! Nelson Mandela is jailed in apartheid South Africa in 1962 ! was last modified: July 29th, 2019 by Marc Alexander 0 comment 0 Facebook Twitter Google + Pinterest Marc Alexander previous post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! Hurdler, Lolo Jones ! NBA player , Patrick Ewing ! D.J. Funkmaster Flex ! NFL player, C.J. Spiller ! next post Today’s Afro Birthdays ! NBA player, David Robinson ! Actor, Dorian Harewood ! Violinist, Regina Carter ! You may also like Marcia Ball performs Feb. 18 at Infinity... February 7, 2018 Celebrating reggae, rumba and R&B on Tucson... May 14, 2018 Melo ‘won’t beat myself up’ about late... March 26, 2018 Durant now on injured list, questionable Friday March 16, 2018 2018 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the... June 28, 2018 Investigators Look For Motive In Deadly Las... October 3, 2017 Hampton Spring Jam to brings in R&B,... March 15, 2018 Happy Birthday To Ya! Malia Obama Gets... July 2, 2018 Iggy Azalea Gets Surprise Call from Missy... July 20, 2018 Garoppolo ‘under a microscope,’ cites night out July 25, 2018 Leave a Comment Cancel Reply Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.